Saturday, December 22, 2007

Movie Night: Shrek the Third

Movie night folks and once again I'm attempting to appeal to the wider market with a family special so today im throwing Shrek 3 into the mix.

If you don't know shrek then apparently you have been living under a rock so i wont go into details but King Harold has fallen deathly ill and his ogre son-in-law Shrek and daughter Fiona are next in line to be king and queen. Shrek declines, insisting that an ogre as king is a bad idea and that there has to be someone else for the job. With his final few breaths, the king tells Shrek that there is one other heir who can become the new King of Far Far Away: his nephew, Arthur. Shrek sets out to find this new king, along with Donkey and Puss in Boots. As they're sailing off, Fiona runs to the dock and announces to Shrek that she's pregnant. Shocked, Shrek begins to have nightmares about his future children on the journey to Worcestershire Academy, where they eventually discover that "Artie," who is an academy student, is a loser picked on by the other students - even the nerds. Artie is initially thrilled to be the new king, and excited to be on his way to the throne, until Donkey and Puss inadvertently scare him by talking about things like plague and famine. Panicked, Artie tries to take control of the ship and ends up crashing it on an island where they meet Artie's retired wizard teacher, Merlin.

Ok so thers the basics of the plot and only the beginning of the insanity, so sit down grab the popcprn and enjoy but don't forget that the links to parts 2-5 are on a hot button just below.

Peace and happy holidays!

Links to part 2-5

*hotlinks to Wikipedia for the hard of thinking have been added

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